Statkraft's main office is located at Lilleaker in Oslo, Norway. (Photo: Statkraft)
Statkraft’s origins go back to the Norwegian hydropower industry in the 1890s. The Group's main office and the bulk of its activities remain in Norway.
Statkraft owns a number of subsidiaries with activities and/or main office in Norway. In addition, Statkraft owns part of several companies domiciled in Norway.
Statkraft Energi (100%)
Statkraft Energi AS is wholly owned by Statkraft AS. The company owns and operates hydropower plants in Norway, and engages in trading with power and power-related products in the Nordic region.
Statkraft Varme AS
Statkraft Varme is part of the Statkraft group, and has been active within energy recovery and district heating since 1982. The company currently has more than 130 employees in Norway and Sweden.
The company has licenses for the development and operation of district heating in Trondheim and Klæbu, Harstad, Ås, Narvik, Stjørdal, Namsos, Levanger, Moss, Nannestad, Bogerud, Haugerud and Sandefjord in Norway, in addition to five facilities in Sweden. Our goal is to offer our customers environmentally sound and flexible energy supply.
Statkraft Varme covers more than 30 per cent of Trondheim’s heating needs through district heating. The company supplies heating to 8 000 homes and 650 business and public buildings in Trondheim and Klæbu. Statkraft Varme’s annual production is in excess of 1 TWh.
As a centre of expertise for the district heating activities in the Statkraft group, Statkraft Varme wants to contribute to a sound and energy-efficient development of district heating in Norway and Sweden, in cooperation with local suppliers.
Skagerak Energi (66.62%)
Statkraft owns 66.62 per cent of Skagerak Energi. The other owners are the municipalities in the Grenland region. The company is one of Norway's leading energy companies with an annual mean production of 5200 GWh. The company also operates the regional and distribution grids in Vestfold County and the Grenland region. The company has 180 000 grid customers, 780 employees. Skagerak also engages in other activities through the subsidiaries Skagerak Elektro, Skagerak Varme, and Skagerak Naturgass. The main office is located in Porsgrunn. Skagerak owns 48 per cent of Fjordkraft, Norway's second largest power sales company.
Statkraft Agder Energi Vind (62%)
SAE Vind is Statkraft's and Agder Energi's joint venture in land-based wind power in Norway. SAE Vind is Norway's leading wind power company.
SAE Vind will be a driving force in ensuring the development of wind power to achieve climate-related improvements, higher supply safety and growth. The industrial opportunities related to increased investments in wind power will be substantial.
SAE Vind is and will be Norway's leading company within land-based wind power. SAE Vind will develop, build, operate and maintain wind farms throughout the country. The objective is to realise 1500 MW of wind power within 2020 – four times the current installed wind power capacity in Norway. 1500 MW will generate about 4 TWh a year, enough to cover the power consumption of about 200 000 households. SAE Vind's main office lies in Kristiansand.
Statkraft owns 59,5 per cent of the shares in Fjordkraft through BKK, Skagerak Energi and Statkraft Regional Holding. Fjordkraft sells electricity to 320 000 customers all over Norway. The activities include purchasing, sales and portfolio management of electricity for households, municipalities, public and private companies.
The company also sells energy services to own customers and power plants. Fjordkraft aims to be an electricity supplier which makes it easy to be an electricity customer.
On 1 January 2010, Fjordkraft AS acquired full ownership of Trondheim Energi Kraftsalg AS, which has about 80 000 electricity customers. Fjordkraft's main office is in Bergen, with regional offices in Sandefjord and Trondheim.
Åbjøra power plant is located inside a mountain west of Lake Aurdalsfjord in Nord-Aurdal Municipality in Oppland County.
Adamselv is a hydropower plant in Lebesby Municipality in Finnmark County.
Alta power plant is situated in Sautso in Alta Municipality in Finnmark County.
Åna-Sira is the last power plant in the Sira-Kvina development and is located at sea level almost at the coast in Flekkefjord Municipality in Vest-Agder County.
Årlifoss power plant is located on the Tinnelva River about seven kilometres below Tinnosdammen in Notodden Municipality in Telemark County.
Statkraft Varme has a licence to supply district heating in Ås Municipality, Akershus County.
Aura power plant is situated in Sunndalsøra in Sunndal Municipality in Møre and Romsdal County.
Aurland I power plant is situated in Aurland Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane County.
Aurland II H is located in the Stonn Valley in Aurland Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane County.
Aurland II L is located in the Stonn Valley in Aurland Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane County.